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Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
in science and technology to train our young people of all races for the jobs of tomorrow and to act on what we learn about our bodies, our businesses, and our climate. we must push open those stubborn gates. we cannot be discouraged by a supreme court decision that said we don't need this critical provision of the voting rights act because look at the states. it made it harder for african-americans and hispanics and students and the elderly and the infirm and poor working folks to vote. what do you know? they showed up, stood in line for hours, and voted anyway, so obviously we don't need any kind of law. but a great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon. we must open those stubborn gates and let us not forget that while racial divides persist and must not be denied, the whole american landscape is littered with the lost dreams and dashed hopes of people of all races. and the great irony of the current moment is that the future has never brimmed with more possibilities. it has never burned brighter in what we could become if we push open those stubborn gate
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
's efforts on immigration. >> because of these investments in man power and technology and infrastructure, our borders are now better staffed and better protected than any time in our nation's history. and illegal crossings have dropped to near 40-year lows. >> she's leaving to become the first female president of the university of california system. president obama has not yet named a successor. those are the things we just thought you should know. >>> all right. time for the "news nation" gut check. south carolina's capital city columbia is raising some eyebrows over its plan to kick homeless people out of the city's downtown area. it's part of the city's homeless emergency response plan and bans homeless people from a 36-block area in the business district. under the policy, they will be offered three options. one, go to jail. two, leave town. or three, go to a shelter on the outskirts of the city. now, columbia city council approved the plan last week with supporters arguing the approximately 1500 members of the city's homeless population are preventing the city from becoming an econo
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